[mont-fert; French mawn-fawr]
- Si·mon de [see-mawn duh] /siˈmɔ̃ də/, c1160–1218, French leader of the crusade against the Albigenses.
- his sonSimon de, Earl of Leicester,1208?–65, English soldier and statesman: leader of the Barons' War.
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Mr. Montfort sat down opposite, and a brief silence followed.Three Margarets
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I tell you, Mr. Montfort's well off, and so's you and me, Frances.
"Emily Peyton is a singular woman," said Mr. Montfort, thoughtfully.
Mr. Montfort gazed about him, and heaved a long sigh of content.
"I should not attempt it, my dear cousin," said Mr. Montfort, quietly.
- Simon de, Earl of Leicester. ?1208–65, English soldier, born in Normandy. He led the baronial rebellion against Henry III and ruled England from 1264 to 1265; he was killed at Evesham
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